Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Unloading ties from railroad car at timber preservation plant, Galesburg, Il.
Unloading ties from railroad car at timber preservation plant, Galesburg, Il.
TitleUnloading ties from railroad car at timber preservation plant, Galesburg, Il.
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionA box car filled with railroad ties stopped on the tracks. A man is carrying a railroad tie from the boxcar towards an area where many ties have been stacked. Another man is in the car.
Note 1Photograph titles supplied from Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Granger project scrapbook captions.
Note 2Selected photographs published in Granger country : a pictorial social history of the Burlington Railroad / edited by Lloyd Lewis and Stanley Pargellis. Boston : Little, Brown, 1949.
TypeStillImage
Subject 1Railroad ties
Subject 2Freight cars
Subject 3Railroad tracks -- Maintenance and repair
Coverage (Spatial) 1Galesburg (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 240.947522, -90.37819
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 705M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)832 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
Date Issued (Digital)2010-03-05
PublisherNewberry Library
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail: photoduplication@newberry.org
FilenameCBQGR705M.jpg
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